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The Chocolate War (Readers Circle)

Rating: (387 reviews) Author: Robert Cormier Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description IN 1974, AFTER SUFFERING rejections from seven major publishers, The Chocolate War made its debut. An uncompromising portrait of conformity and corruption, it quickly became a bestselling—and provocative—classic for young adults. “Masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well […]

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol : With 45 Lost Gustave Dore Engravings (1861) and 130 Other Victorian Illustrations

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: MCE Publishing Company

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Stories (Signet Classics)

Rating: (199 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Signet Classics Product Description Dickens’ most beloved story, “A Christmas Carol” is as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe and carolers—and with “A Christmas Tree,” “Christmas Dinner,” as well as the Christmas chapters from The Pickwick Papers, this collection is a perfect gift.

A Christmas Carol: And Other Christmas Stories (Signet Classic)

Rating: (199 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Signet Classics Product Description A timeless collection no miser should be without. Every Christmas season, this heartwarming tale stirs in us the feelings of forgiveness and repentance that transform Scrooge from miser-“Bah, humbug!”-to merrymaker. Dickens’s other Christmas stories in this collection also evoke both the tragedy of those […]

City of Glass

Rating: (174 reviews) Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description To save her mother’s life, Clary must travel to the City of Glass, the ancestral home of the Shadowhunters — never mind that enter-ing the city without permission is against the Law, and breaking the Law could mean death. To make things worse, […]

Beezus and Ramona

Rating: (48 reviews) Author: Beverly Cleary Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Ramona Quimby is the youngest of all the famous characters in Mrs. Cleary’s wonderful Henry Huggins stories. She is also far and away the most deadly. Readers of the earlier books will remember that Ramona has always been a menace to Beezus, her older […]

The Naked Roommate

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Harlan Cohen Publisher: Cumberland House Product Description In college, there’s a surprise around every corner…but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared! From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college (but never knew […]

Great Expectations

Rating: (259 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Neeland Media LLC Product Description “Great Expectations” is at once a superbly constructed novel of spellbinding mastery and a profound examination of moral values. Here, some of Dickens’s most memorable characters come to play their part in a story whose title itself reflects the deep irony that shaped […]

A Christmas Carol (Pacemaker Classic)

Author: Prescott Hill Publisher: Fearon

The Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, Book 1)

Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Magic is dangerous—but love is more dangerous still.   When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray crosses the ocean to find her brother, her destination is England, the time is the reign of Queen Victoria, and something terrifying is waiting for her in London’s Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and […]

Chance

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Joseph Conrad Publisher: Public Domain Books Product Description This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

James And The Giant Peach

Rating: (226 reviews) Author: Roald Dahl Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Roald Dahl was a champion of the underdog and all things little–in this case, an orphaned boy oppressed by two nasty, self-centered aunts. How James escapes his miserable life with the horrible aunts and becomes a hero is a Dahlicious fantasy […]

Marvel Encyclopedia

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Tom DeFalco Publisher: DK Publishing Product Description Celebrate 70 years of Marvel Comics with The Marvel Encyclopedia! Fully updated with new images and text, this one-volume encyclopedia contains more than 1,000 of Marvel’s greatest-from well-known characters such as Spider-Man, the Hulk and Wolverine to lesser known heroes and villains. An essential […]

A Christmas Carol, in Prose: Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: The Atlantic Monthly Press

Heart of Darkness

Rating: (420 reviews) Author: Joseph Conrad Publisher: Public Domain Books Product Description This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

A Christmas Carol and Four Other Christmas Novels by Charles Dickens (Classic Christmas Stories)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: ignacio hills press (TM) IgnacioHillsPress.com Product Description NOTE: This edition has a linked “Table of Contents” and has been beautifully formatted (searchable and interlinked) to work on your Amazon e-book reader. Between the years 1843 and 1848, every Christmas (except 1847), Dickens released a “Christmas Book”. Until the start of the […]

A Christmas Carol: Unabridged (Classic Fiction S.)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks Product Description “A Christmas Carol” is the best-known and best-loved of Dickens’ ‘Christmas Books’, and the story of the miser Scrooge’s redemption has become as much part of the Christmas tradition as plum pudding and carols themselves. Will Tiny Tim live to see another Christmas? Can […]

Bud, Not Buddy

Rating: (481 reviews) Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father–the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids. Amazon.com […]

Along for the Ride

Rating: (76 reviews) Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher: Viking Children’s Product Description Unabridged CDs • 8 CDs, 10 hours In her signature pitch- perfect style, Sarah Dessen explores the hearts of two lonely people learning to connect.

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Product Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the reader fully appreciate the beauty and humor of Dickens’s work. In his “Ghostly little book,” Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of […]